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Hope for the Passible Self: The Use and Transformation of the Human Passions in the Fathers of the <i>Philokalia</i>

Paul M. Blowers

in The Philokalia

Published in print July 2012 | ISBN: 9780195390261
Published online September 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780199932931 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195390261.003.0014
Hope for the Passible Self: The Use and Transformation of the Human Passions in the Fathers of the Philokalia

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Evagrius Ponticus played a central role in Eastern Orthodox piety, especially within the pages of the Philokalia. This chapter examines his influence throughout the Philokalia along with some of the more objectionable aspects of his theology.

Keywords: Evagrius; Philokalia; Prayer of the Mind; Jesus Prayer; Pseudo-Makarios of Egypt

Chapter.  7417 words. 

Subjects: Christian Theology

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